gastric antrum


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gastric antrum

Distal non–acid-secreting segment of the stomach or pyloric gland region that produces the hormone gastrin.
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The shoulder sign, the impression of the hypertrophied pyloric muscle on the distended gastric antrum, is also helpful and is more readily generated (Figure 4).
Normal gastric antrum was used as positive controls for MUC1, MUC5AC, and MUC6 staining and duodenum for MUC2.
An emergent EGD showed a pulsatile arterial bleed from an ulcerated mass in the gastric antrum (Fig.
The scope was easily passed distally to rule out the presence of a stricture or other obstructing lesion in the esophagus and gastric antrum.